Almeida Theatre


The Almeida Theatre is a 325-seat theatre in Islington, London.

The theatre produces a diverse range of British and international drama with some of the world's best artists, and has developed a reputation as a local theatre with a world-class profile.

Almeida Projects links the theatre's work with the local community, while the annual Almeida Festival celebrates the best of new and international theatre bringing fresh voices to the Almeida stage.

Ruper Goold is the new Artistic Director of the Almeida, starting in August 2013. Previous Artistic Directors of the Almeida Theatre Company are Michael Attenborough (2002-March 2013), Jonathan Kent and Ian McDiarmid (1990-2002) and Pierre Audi (1980-1990).

Supported using public money by Arts Council England, the theatre fundraises £1.3 million annually which, combined with ticket sales, contributes to its £4.2 million turnover.

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Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street
N1 1TA
+44 20 7359 4404
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Almeida Theatre

4.0 out of 5 2 March 2014
by John P.

Went to see 1984 in the Almeida theatre. Overall very happy with the experience. I bought my tickets on the day by turning up at 10 and joining the cue. The limited tickets went on sale at 11 and the attendant did a good job organising and informing the customers about availability and who would get tickets and who would miss out.

As I bought held back tickets on the day they were not the...more

5.0 out of 5 2 January 2014
by Alex S.

I had no idea there was a full theatre in Angel, especially one with shows that match anything in the West End. But here's the Almeida Theatre and here I am impressed.

it's smallish, seating only about 300 or so on two levels. However, there really isn't a bad seat in the house, having sat in the upstairs area in literally the last row and still being able to see and hear everything...more

4.0 out of 5 25 October 2013
by Owen e.

Lovely theatre. Staff behind bar can be a bit nonchalant to say the least.

We saw "Ghosts" by Henrik Ibsen last night. Wow! Amazing play. The acting was nothing short of spectacular. Beg,borrow or steal to see this production. Must not be missed. Outstanding piece of theatre.more

5.0 out of 5 6 February 2012
by Duncan W.

I have been to the last 6 plays which have been staged at the Almeida and am booked in for the next 3 so I guess you could call me a fan. Why? Well as always ther are a combination of reasons:

- excellent productions: the Almeida stages a wide variety of plays but the one thing thy have in common is excellence in terms of the play itself as well as the acting and sets.

- intimate theatre:...more

5.0 out of 5 4 June 2011
by Fiona G.

Great theatre :

once, in a Tribute to the poet Patrick Kavanagh, I sang here.

Great food in the restaurant opposite,or well priced drinks in

the bar here, & just the best drama in townmore

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